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3 May 2022

The Pilar landslide in the Philippines

Planet have captured a high resolution satellite image of the Pilar landslide in the Philippines, which killed 53 people during Tropical Storm Megi.


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24 October 2010

Landslides from typhoon Megi in Taiwan

The passage of typhoons past or across Taiwan often leads to the generation of exceptionally high rainfall totals that, when combined the steep topography and weak rocks, inevitably triggers extensive landsliding. The late season typhoon Megi, whose erratic course meant that it somewhat unexpectedly brought heavy rainfall to Taiwan at the end of last week, was no exception.


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